Apr 17, 2013 8:00pm EDT
of different answers. some people like being paid, having benefits, healthcare. the people like the folks they worked with. some people like the surroundings in which they worked. was theycommon answer knew that what they were doing wwaas important and they thought they were making progress. think about that. is work you and your team doing is incredibly important. we were reminded of that this week read in many ways, the progress is being made in that as a tribute to you, your predecessors and those you lead. everything i do i know i can do better. beene extent there's criticism here, the intent is to be constructive and figure out how we can work with you to enable you and us to do our responsibilities better. but that having been said, the hearing record will remain open for 15 days until may 2, 5:00 p.m. we thank you for yotur time. this hearing is adjourned. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] >> tomorrow, eric holder will testify at a hearing about the justice department budget. houseoverage of the appropri
Apr 19, 2013 10:30pm EDT
and maybe a healthcare plan. you are correct that we are not providing that for them. there is a real social danger happening in america from that unemployment. >> senator, i think the question is who benefits? i'm not sure i would like to have my own time for going through every discrete item. there are a lot of working parts. it would take months to even absorb attempt of of what is going on. as a major restructuring of our country. it is devastating over there. not just from the unemployment. in our hearings at the civil rights commission, we focused on the effect of immigration on blacks and other low skilled workers. they dealt with employment, but there is a cascade effect that went into incarceration rates and single-family rates and all of the other pathologies that come from those other issues. >> i think you are exactly correct. a professor has written about the incarceration rates and poverty. we think that is true. let's consider this situation. a job opens up. first, in the last month, labor statistics, 88,000 americans only found a job. 486,000 dropped out of the labor market.